Grover W. Carling "Devoted to Family and a Proud Veteran"
Grover William Carling, age 90, died on June 11, 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born on September 4, 1920, in Fillmore, Utah to Merritt and Vilate Warner Carling. He married Irene Hendry on April 18, 1946, and their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple in 1951. He was a farmer as a young man in Flowell, Utah. He moved his family to Salt Lake City where he worked for many years, until his retirement, as a carpenter/tradesman for the Granite School District. He was a World War II veteran and served in the Pacific. After the war, he attended Utah State University where he met and married his beloved, Irene. He was an active and devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for his entire life. He served in a variety of positions and was loved and admired by the people he interacted with. He loved camping with his wife, daughters and their families. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed fishing and hunting with his brothers, cousins and grandkids. Grover and Irene had a love of adventure and travel that they shared with friends and passed on to all their children and grandchildren. He is survived by a sister, Leora Allen and brother, Fred; preceded in death by his wife, brother, Claude and his first grandson, Travis Tingey. He has four daughters: Ruth Ann Tingey (Steven), Susan Marrelli (Anthony), Jodie Scales (Tom) and Jan Schipaanboord (Dale). He has 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grand-children. He was also blessed with a dear 'son', Michael Patience. A viewing will be held at Redwood Memorial Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 S. Redwood Rd. from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, June 13 as well as one hour before services on Tuesday. At Dad's request, a graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 14 at 11 a.m. at the Redwood Memorial Cemetery.